Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Daredevil and Daredevil



I was surprised when I first learned that Matt Murdock's superhero moniker had previously been used by a classic hero, but I guess I shouldn't have been - "Daredevil" sounds cool and is a perfect name for a superhero. I always thought that the original DD had a really cool costume and it is cool to see him in new adventures again after all these years now under the name The Death-Defying Devil.


5 comments:

Cathy and Dave said...

Dave sez,

Interesting.
Is the "Classic" Daredevil from that Dynamite project that Alex Ross was involved with?

Anonymous said...

It definitley is! And I hope this means we will we be seeing more character's from Dynamite Entertainment? Ross?

Ross said...

Yes, there will be more from Dynamite.

-> Ray said...

He was Reddevil in AC Comics, and Double dare in First Comics.

SuperForce said...

... and there's *one* comic in which the original Daredevil appears these days and kept his original monicker: Erik Larsen's Savage Dragon! Because there, he's just a secondary character, so why bother changing his name as long as it doesn't appear on the cover (it's a trademark thing)?

I think this is the first time you make a mash-up Marvel could actually be doing, since Daredevil is in the public domain. I'm actually surprised they never even tried, and we had AC, First, Dynamite and Larsen do it instead.

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